New vacancy: Mental Health Programme Lead


Posted on 26 April 2021 (Permalink)

WMAHSN is looking for a Programme Manager for its Mental Health programme, due to AHSN funding this will be offered as a 12 month fixed term contract.

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) is one of 15 regional AHSNs licensed by NHS England with the purpose of spreading the adoption of innovation at scale and pace to improve health and wellbeing, and to deliver economic benefits. WMAHSN is hosted by UHB NHS Foundation NHS Trust.

By catalysing partnerships between the health and care sector, academia, business and patients, citizens and the third sector, WMAHSN identifies innovations that address the health needs of the region’s population, drive down costs and attract investment and jobs into the West Midlands. Programmes of work are established to take the most attractive innovations forward to accelerate their uptake regionally, nationally and internationally.

One of the AHSN’s key strategic priorities is Mental Health, with an emphasis on prevention, patient safety, crisis and recovery.The priority encompasses programmes, projects, events and meetings involving a large and diverse range of organisations and individuals.

The core requirement for the Mental Health Programme Manager is to provide hands on operational leadership and deliver WMAHSN-supported Mental Health programmes and projects, and to support future programmes relating to the AHSN Networks mental health priorities.

We are looking for someone with a background in Mental Health who can help develop this necessary and exciting programme of work. For further information please contact Tony Davis, Director of Innovation & economic Growth.Tony.davis@wmahsn.org

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